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VAT 50 - Application for VAT Group Treatment

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Use VAT 50 if you want to register for VAT for two or more companies or other corporate bodies as one entity with one VAT registration number. This is known as 'VAT group treatment'. You can also use this form to add or remove companies to or from an existing VAT group.

Use form VAT 50 to apply for VAT group treatment or to add companies to an existing VAT group

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VAT 51 - Application for VAT group treatment - company details
When registering or amending a VAT group using form VAT 50 use form VAT 51 to give details of each company in the group
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Use form VAT 56 to change the representative member of a VAT group

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